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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Lufthansa to propose unannounced drug checks for pilots

    The chief executive of German airline Lufthansa says unannounced tests to check pilots for prescription drugs might help improve air safety.
  • Macedonian premier's plane makes emergency landing

    Macedonian officials say a government jet carrying Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski back from talks in Strasbourg has made an emergency landing in Zurich after suffering decompression in the air. Government spokesman Aleksandar Gjorgjiev told The...

    Overbooked flight leads to under-dressed traveler at airport

    After dressing down a gate agent about an overbooked flight, an angry would-be passenger apparently decided he would get undressed. WBTV in Charlotte reports (http://bit.ly/1HkAYxZ ) one witness says the unidentified man was trying to board a US...

    2nd Marine killed in Hawaii crash identified as Arizona man

    The military on Wednesday said a second Marine has died of injuries he received after an Osprey aircraft crashed during a training exercise last weekend in Hawaii. Lance Cpl. Matthew Determan of Maricopa, Arizona, was among several people who were...

    Passenger on flight from Philadelphia dies

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A passenger died after having a medical emergency on a flight from Philadelphia to Germany. An American Airlines spokeswoman tells Philly.com (http://bit.ly/1c6QVzd ) Flight 700 diverted to Newfoundland after the passenger...